Kelly Slattery

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About Kelly Slattery

Originally from Adelaide, Kelly completed a Bachelor of Animal Science at Adelaide University. First working as a services rep with Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, Kelly now works as a Senior Nutritionist within Reid's. Her knowledge base of ruminant nutrition is widely respected within the team and greater industry.

Warnambool Cheese & Butter Dairy Innovation Program visits Cobden Mill

By |2016-11-22T13:38:14+00:00August 6th, 2015|Dairy Australia, Western Victoria|

Reid Stockfeeds was pleased to take part in the 2015 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, Adrian Meade, Dairy Innovation Program during July. The Mayor of Cobden spotted without his safety vest on. So to Kell but this is about the Mayor. The idea of WCB’s six-day structured workplace learning program was to show Year [...]

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Dairy Strategies for Balancing your Herd’s Diet in Winter

By |2016-11-22T13:38:15+00:00July 21st, 2015|Customer, Expert Advice, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Once your dry matter intakes are on target the second thing to consider is diet balance. Provide a balanced diet – address the excess soluble protein and insufficient fermentable carbohydrates (starch & sugars) Shorter winter days with lower levels of sunlight means less sugars are produced in the pasture. At the same time, many pastures have [...]

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Dairy Strategies for Improving your Milk Protein in Winter

By |2016-11-22T13:38:15+00:00July 16th, 2015|Customer, Expert Advice, Feed Adjustment, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Stock Health, Western Victoria|

The protein percent of the milk you send to the factory not only impacts farm income, but can also provide important indicators for cow health and nutrition. The most common reason for seeing a low milk protein test in the winter is due to lack of energy in the cow’s diet. If the cow is [...]

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Hay Update

By |2016-11-22T13:38:20+00:00November 11th, 2014|Customer, Western Victoria|

Mark Lourey of Feedworks recently updated customers and technical staff present at our feed pad tour with information regarding hay availability this season. Below are the key takeaways of that discussion; — Hay down on yields. Hay contacts need to be spoken with early regarding volume and quality requirements. […]

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South-West Victoria Feed Pad Tour

By |2016-11-22T13:38:20+00:00November 11th, 2014|Customer, Western Victoria|

The RSF Cobden Technical group hosted a bus trip to visit some local feed pads on Wednesday 24th September. Approximately 15 customers enjoyed the bus trip visiting three farms with established feed pads in the area. First stop was Craig & Annette Smart’s at Bungador. The concrete feed pad is a new addition to this [...]

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Sungold Field Days Winners

By |2016-11-22T13:38:23+00:00May 18th, 2014|Award, Customer, Event, Western Victoria|

Congratulations to the winners of the "Bale Guessing Competition" that RSF held at the Sungold Field Days in Allansford. Farmers were challenged to guess the weight of a bale, ME, CP% and NDF% of a bale of balancia clover hay. The winners for the three days were; Wednesday- Craig Smart from Bungador Thursday - Bredan [...]

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Give Your Fodder A Boost

By |2016-11-22T13:38:30+00:00October 11th, 2012|Expert Advice, Feed Adjustment, Western Victoria|

With the dry Summer and Autumn last year, many farms exhausted their home grown fodder supplies and faced buying in significant amounts of hay.  With reports of El Nino weather patterns expecting to bring dry conditions again this summer now is the time to make the most of the current good soil moisture and fine, [...]

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